Job ID : CardOp
Function : Manufacturing
Location : Salisbury, North Carolina
Country : United States
Posted : Mar-18-2020
Type of job : Full time

Gildan is a leading manufacturer of everyday basic apparel which markets its products in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, under a diversified portfolio of Company-owned brands, including Gildan®, American Apparel®, Comfort Colors®, Gildan® Hammer™, Prim + Preux®, Gold Toe®, Anvil® by Gildan®, Alstyle®, Secret®, Silks®, Kushyfoot®, Secret Silky®, Therapy Plus™, Peds® and MediPeds®, and under the Under Armour® brand through a sock licensing agreement providing exclusive distribution rights in the United States and Canada. Our product offering includes activewear, underwear, socks, hosiery and legwear products sold to a broad range of customers, including wholesale distributors, screenprinters or embellishers, as well as to retailers that sell to consumers through their physical stores and/or e-commerce platforms. In addition, we sell directly to consumers through our own direct-to-consumer platforms.

Gildan owns and operates vertically-integrated, large-scale manufacturing facilities which are primarily located in Central America, the Caribbean Basin, North America, and Bangladesh. With over 50,000 employees worldwide Gildan operates with a strong commitment to industry-leading labor and environmental practices throughout its supply chain in accordance with its comprehensive Genuine Responsibility™ program embedded in the Company's long-term business strategy

More information about the Company and its corporate citizenship practices and initiatives can be found at and, respectively.

The primary function of a card operator is to produce card sliver for drawing process in a safe and efficient manner.

Some specific duties include:

  • Be prepared at shift change to promptly assume job responsibilities. Communicate with off going operator about existing problems.    

  • Operate 13 Rieter C70 cards safely and in a way to insure maximum quality and efficiency.  Correct machine stops and repair broken sliver by splicing the ends together.

  • Clean scrapper blades, bottom rollers under web control, twist out front.

  • Waste cans should be emptied as often as necessary.

  • Clean between cards and sweep carding area at 9:30, 2:30 and 5:30 or as often as necessary to maintain good housekeeping at all times.

  • All Doors on cards must be closed.

  • All plastic covers must be on cards. 

  • Keep work area clean at all times

    Physical job requirements for this position are:

    • Standing and walking at a steady pace for 12 hour shifts minus assigned breaks
    • Good hand and eye coordination and hand dexterity
    • Bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling consistently thoughout the shift
    • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs without accommodation
    • Ability to work in cotton dust environment of 75 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit
    • Daily exposure to noise which requires proper personal protective equipment

    Training will be provided for the qualified candidate.


    Gildan understands that our employees are our biggest assets. With this in mind, we offer a generous benefits package that includes: Paid Vacation, Floating Holidays, Holidays, Health, Dental, Vision, Company Paid Life Insurance, AD&D, STD/LTD, matching 401(k) plan, and Employee Sales Discounts Events.


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